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Grace Murrell Nisbet

Grace Murrell Nisbet

Female 1900 - 1986  (86 years)

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  • Name Grace Murrell Nisbet 
    Born 26 Mar 1900  Arisaig, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1910  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1916  Cheltenham Ladies College, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930  Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Jun 1986  86 St Mary Abbots Court, Warwick Gardens, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1448  Wright and Savill
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2010 

    Father Robert James Nisbet
              b. 17 Apr 1869, 10 Allanton Terrace, Govan, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Sep 1958, West London Hospital, Hammersmith, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Alice Isabel Wright
              b. 11 Jun 1868, Maldon, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Dec 1944, 86 St Mary Abbots Court, Warwick Gardens, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1897  All Saints Church, Maldon, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Both were aged 28. Robert Nisbet was a civil engineer. Witnesses to the marriage were Thomas Nisbet and Grace Hayes.
    Family ID F153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frank Wyndham Goldie
              b. 5 Jul 1897, Rochester, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Sep 1957, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1928  St Barnabas Church, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Grace was a spinster aged 27 and Frank was a bachelor aged 31 - both were residing at 17 Warwick Gardens at the time of the marriage. Frank's occupation was actor. Their fathers were Robert James Nisbet, an engineer and Lewis Alexander Goldie (deceased), a solicitor. Witnesses to the marriage were T M Gleet and E Goldie.
    Family ID F431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1900 - Arisaig, Inverness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Alexandria, Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - Cheltenham Ladies College, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jul 1928 - St Barnabas Church, Kensington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jun 1986 - 86 St Mary Abbots Court, Warwick Gardens, Kensington, London Link to Google Earth
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    Grace Murrell Nisbet
    Grace Murrell Nisbet
    Grace was a noted television producer. She was awarded the OBE in 1958.
    Grace Murrell Nisbet
    Grace Murrell Nisbet

    Headstones
    Gravestone of Grace Murrell Nisbet and her husband Frank Wyndham Goldie.
    Gravestone of Grace Murrell Nisbet and her husband Frank Wyndham Goldie.
    The headstone is to be found in St Alban's Churchyard, Fant, East Sussex.

  • Notes 
    • Grace Murrell Nisbet was born 26 March1900 in Arisaig, Inverness, the second child and only daughter of Robert James Nisbet and Alice Isabel Wright.

      Her father was a civil engineer who worked in Egypt for a time and her first school was the Convent of Notre Dame de Sion in Alexandria.

      The family returned to England in 1916 and Grace was educated at Cheltenham Ladies College. From there she went to Bristol University where she obtained a 1st class honours degree in history in 1921. She went on to Somerville College, Oxford where she earned 2nd class degrees in philosophy, politics and economics.

      For the next three years she taught history at Brighton and Hove School.

      She married Frank Wyndham Goldie, a handsome film actor, in 1928 and they lived in Liverpool for six years, where Grace wrote the book " Liverpool Repertory Theatre 1911-1934".

      In 1934 they moved to London and for the next seven years she wrote radio criticism for "The Listener".

      From 1942 until 1944 she worked for the Board of Trade and then joined the BBC in 1944.

      She was awarded the OBE in 1958.

      Grace died aged 86 in her London flat at 86 St Mary Abbots Court, Warwick Gardens, Kensington on 3 June 1986. Nicola Helen Brown of 5 Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2 registered the death.